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Scientific Name Acestrorhynchus isalineae  Menezes & Géry, 1983
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Type Locality Tributary of Rio dos Marmelos, Rio Madeira basin, 110 kilometers east of Humaitá along rodovia Transamazônica, Amazonas State, Brazil.
Etymology Acestrorhynchus: Greek, agkistron = hook + Greek, rhyngchos = snout 
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Size 101mm or 4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Madeira basin in Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Feeding A true piscivore, in the wild a predator, but can be weaned onto dead food with a bit of patience.
Compatibility Does feed on smaller fish, so tankmates need to be selected with care.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 90 (no. 3), pp 577, Figs. 5-6
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